How to Get an Illinois CDL License

Illinois is a large state with plenty of opportunities to work as a commercial driver. Generally speaking, drivers of large trucks and other big vehicles need to get a commercial driver’s license. Applicants for such a CDL license must first pass a knowledge exam with an Illinois Secretary of State CDL facility. After passing that … Read more

8 Variations for the Standard Lunge

The lunge is a staple leg exercise that mainly targets the quadriceps, but also hits the hamstrings and glutes. The basic lunge is performed by holding either dumbells at your sides or with a bar across your upper back, and stepping forward and lowering one leg so that the front knee is bent 90 degrees. … Read more

How to Wash a Hockey Jersey

My boyfriend is a hockey player and has many jerseys that he constantly gets dirty and sweaty. We also have a handful of NHL replica jerseys, which we wear once in a while. Dry cleaning all those jerseys all the time is a waste of time and money. Here’s how to save time and money … Read more

Five Potentially Aggressive Breeds of Dogs

You probably are already familiar with several breeds of dog with the reputation for being potentially aggressive. These include the Pit Bull Terrier, the German Shepherd, and Rottweiler among others. Although there are many exceptions to the rule, these dogs have earned a certain reputation for less than perfect behavior whether it’s merited or not. … Read more

Flowers that Bloom at Night

Typically, flowers bloom during the day, turning their faces to the sun. Some flowers, however, will keep their blossoms closed during the day, much to the frustration of bees attracted to their fragrance, and instead, will open in late afternoon through evening. Following are some varieties that are nocturnal in their blooming preferences. These night … Read more

Does St. John’s Wort Work for Anxiety?

St. John’s wort is one of the world’s most well-known medicinal herbs. It effectively combats symptoms of mild to moderate depression in the vast majority of people, and it produces fewer side effects than conventional treatments such as serotonin-selective reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) medications. Although much more known for its use as a depression treatment, St. … Read more